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Total Global Sulfur Cap 2020 Forum series kicks-off in Athens
March 14, 2019

Total is developing the next generation of fuels and lubricants to support 2020 compliance strategy. Experts from across Total will tour the world’s major shipping hubs to discuss solutions and safe operations in 2020 and beyond. They will be sharing their expertise to support ship

IMO 2020 more than fuel choice
March 04, 2019

Serge Dal Farra highlights to shipowners the importance of lubricant choice when choosing their post 2020 fueling strategy.

Speaking to Maritime Reporter and Engineering News in January, Serge Dal Farra, global marketing manager, Total Lubmarine, advised shipowners and managers that their

"Customer readiness to Sulphur 2020 a concern." says Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions
January 14, 2019

Speaking with IHS Markit, Maritime and Trade, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), explains that while TMFGS have developed and tested products for the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, its customers are not consistently matching the same level

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Owners keen to ensure orders are met to take advantage of IMO 2020
September 16, 2019

In its latest Monthly Shipping Review, leading shipbroker, Simpson Spence Young (SSY) examines the rush to ensure scheduled newbuild deliveries are met.

The broker says that owners are keen to take advantage of the higher freight rates that are anticipated in the second half of 2019. This

Total to develop LNG market in Benin
September 09, 2019

Total, the Republic of Benin and the Société Béninoise d’Energie Electrique (SBEE) have signed the Gas Supply Agreement and the Host Government Agreement for the development of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import floating terminal and the supply of up to 0.5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa

Carilec Engineering Conference and Exhibition review
September 02, 2019

The 2019 Engineering and Procurement Conference and Exhibition took place in Curacao during June this year under the theme: ‘Partnering for Sustainable Energy Solutions, Innovation and Resilience'.

The conference aimed to provide a premier technical forum to learn more about the

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5% sulfur marine fuel
August 26, 2019

Several shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organizations, including CIMAC, OCIMF and IBIA, have collaborated to produce the Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5%  sulfur marine fuel, released on 20 August 2019.

The publication is designed to guide

Working with customers is key
August 19, 2019

Speaking with Lloyd’s List’s Vincent Wee in Hong Kong last month, Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed the importance of working closely with customers during the IMO 2020 transition period. Marine Fuels Managing Director, Jérôme Leprince-Ringuet further

Testing New Marine Lubricant BN 40
August 12, 2019

Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore gave an update on the new Base Number (BN) 40 product in testing to Seatrade Maritime’s Lee Hong Liang as the Total Global Sulfur Cap Forum’s reached Singapore in May.

Speaking ahead of the conference, Mr. Joore confirmed that the

Production starts at La Mède biorefinery
August 06, 2019

Launched in 2015, the first batches of biofuel coming off the line represent the final step in the €275 million investment by Total to turn the former oil refinery into a new energies complex.

Following the conversion, the complex now encompasses a biorefinery with a capacity of 500,

Managing Sulfur Cap 2020 Transition
June 17, 2019

With less than half a year until the implementation of the IMO’s limit for Sulfur in fuel oil used on board ships, Total has been hosting a series of Global Sulfur Cap Forums in major shipping hubs, to help ship owners finalize their compliance plans well in advance of next

Total provides energy major perspectives on IMO 2020 and beyond
June 11, 2019

The six page feature, ‘IMO 2020: The tsunami that's heading your way’, published in the quarterly TradeWinds publication, cites both Total Lubmarine General Manager, Robert Joore, and Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) Managing Director, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet.